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HOWARD COUNTY - There has been some speculation taking place on why the airplanes are again flying over farmland and dumping product on the fields. Brandon Reis explained they are seeding cover crop, mostly cereal rye, although they tried different mixes on area farms. “They seed standing corn and...
NE IOWA/ SE MINN. - CEDA (Community and Economic Development Associates) and J2G (Journey to Growth) hosted the fourth annual tour of rural towns for a Regional Development Tour on Aug. 15. Approximately 50 real estate agents/brokers, architecture/engineering firms, financial institutions, higher...
CRESCO - For the past few weeks, the City of Cresco has been preparing to replace some of the street lights on Highway 9. The old lights are about 35-40 years old and have been deteriorating rapidly and becoming a safety hazard  over the previous few years. The cost of the new ones is around $75,...
CRESCO - Public Works Director Rod Freidhof told council members at the Sept. 4 meeting staff are continuing to work on the street lights. “We will be able to change the angle of the lights if we need to.” In addition, he noted bids for the Vernon Road project were to be opened on Sept. 10. The...
HOWARD-WINNSHEIK CSD - Each year, teachers retire or leave, which makes a space for new teachers to begin or continue their careers in the How-Winn school district. New teachers this year, answered some questions to let the area know a little more about who is teaching the students.   Jennifer...
CRESCO -- The 2019 Crestwood High School Homecoming Coronation was held Sunday, Sept. 15. Sharon Goodman was crowned queen and Caleb Shea was crowned king. Sharon is the daughter of Brian and Connie Goodman of Lime Springs. Caleb is the son of Jessica Shea-Hebrink and Matt Shea of Lime Springs.
CRESCO - The people of Cresco and Howard County lost a true supporter when Ken Becker passed away on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. From 1976 until his retirement in 2011, as a writer, photographer, editor and friend, Becker kept the area informed as to what was taking place during his 35-year stint at the...
LIME SPRINGS - It took just two-and-a-half hours for authorities to arrest an individual suspected of robbing the Lime Springs branch of CUSB Bank at gunpoint on Sept. 3. Luis Angel Vega, age 27, of Austin, Minn. is charged with 1st Degree Robbery, a Class B Felony. At approximately 12:21 p.m. on...
CRESCO - Thomson Pool at Cresco Fitness Center will be closed, starting Monday, Sept. 23, for resurfacing of the pool and spa/hot tub. In addition, the locker rooms will be updated. CFC manager Rick McCarville explained, “It should be replastered every 10-15 years because it gets chipped. We’re at...

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